Jina Mosley scored 18 points, and center Mary Anne Kirsch added 17 and had 11 rebounds as Loyola tied a school record with its 20th win of the season by turning back Niagara, 87-77, yesterday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game at Reitz Arena.
Kirsch scored 13 in the second half as the Greyhounds (20-6, 13-5) extended their two-point halftime lead. Loyola used a 9-2 run to extend a five-point lead to 61-50 with under 10 minutes left.
The Greyhounds, who are 10-1 at home this season, defeated Niagara for seventh consecutive time.
Mount St. Mary's 80, Long Island University 58: Megan Gardiner scored 32 on 13-for-17 shooting and added six rebounds and six steals as the host Mountaineers (19-6, 17-2) pounded the Blackbirds (2-23, 2-17) in the Northeast Conference.
Kia Williams scored 12 for the Mount. Rayna Petach and Heather Ingersoll led the Blackbirds with 16 points each.
The Eagles made 10 of 11 foul shots over the last 1: 30 to clinch the win.
Allen finished 11-for-11 at the free-throw line to set a school record for accuracy, bettering her mark of 9-for-9, set last year.
St. Francis, N.Y., 69, UMBC 52: Senior center Carolyn Harvey scored a game-high 15 and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Terriers (10-15, 9-10) won a Northeast Conference game at UMBC Fieldhouse.
The Terriers built a 37-22 halftime advantage as they hit seven of 15 three-pointers and held UMBC (12-13, 10-9) to 31 percent shooting.
Kim Brown led UMBC with 13 points.
Colgate 63, Navy 61: Despite 20 points and 11 rebounds from Erica Hayes, the Midshipmen (15-10, 8-4) fell to the host Red Raiders (8-18, 4-8) in the Patriot League. Colgate led by one at the break and stayed in front by shooting 50 percent in the second half, including four of nine three-pointers.
Johns Hopkins 68, Dickinson 64: Marjahna Segers and Leslie Ritter combined for 35 points and 15 rebounds as the host Blue Jays (20-4, 13-2) finished the regular season with their sixth straight win.
Hopkins broke a tie at 56 on Kelly Hamilton's jumper that put the Blue Jays ahead to stay with less than seven minutes left.
Salisbury State 79, York 57: The backcourt of Jessica LaTour and Amy Cooke combined for 33 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists as the host Sea Gulls (17-7, 10-4) buried the Spartans (14-10, 8-6) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.
Salisbury shot 29 percent but made 21 of 30 free throws.
Washington College 81, Bryn Mawr 40: Sophomore Katie Bierzonski and freshman Allyson Britton led all scorers with 14 points apiece as the visiting Shorewomen (15-8, 9-6) clinched a berth in the Centennial Conference playoffs by rolling over the Mawrters (1-21, 0-15).
Pub Date: 2/21/99